Nought Definition

nôt
pronoun
Nothing; naught.
Webster's New World
noun
The figure zero (0)
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Nothing; something which does not exist.

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A thing or person of no worth or value; nil.

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Not any quantity of number; zero; the score of no points in a game.

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Synonyms:
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adjective
Webster's New World
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adverb
Webster's New World

To no extent; in no way; not at all.

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verb

To abase, to set at nought.

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Other Word Forms of Nought

Noun

Singular:
nought
Plural:
noughts

Origin of Nought

  • Middle English noght, from Old English nōwiht, which in turn comes from ne-ō-wiht which was a phrase used as an emphatic no meaning "not a thing". Eventually this degenerated into 'nought', 'nawt' and then 'not'.

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